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No Confidence Vote Due against Romania's Govt after 6th Night of Protests

Parliament in Romania will deal with both a no-confidence motion against the government and a state budget on Monday, after days of protests against the government.

World » Southeast Europe | February 6, 2017, Monday // 11:35 | Viewed: 1373

Romania's Govt 'Formally Annuls' Controversial Criminal Law Decree

The cabinet of Romania has formally revoked the decree the sparked nationwide protests for much of this week, local media report.

World » Southeast Europe | February 5, 2017, Sunday // 15:46 | Viewed: 1341

Romanians to Remain on Streets until Controversial Decree Repealed

Romanian demonstrators welcomed the government's decision to scrap an emergency ordinance party decriminalizing abuse of office.

World » Southeast Europe | February 5, 2017, Sunday // 09:12 | Viewed: 1606

1,300 Migrants Rescued in Mediterranean in One Day

More than 1,300 migrants were rescued in the Mediterranean in one day alone, reported the Italian coast guard.

World » EU | February 4, 2017, Saturday // 11:22 | Viewed: 1534

OSCE: Civil Population in Eastern Ukraine in Dire Straits

The situation of the civil population in eastern Ukraine is reaching critical levels in the regions affected by the escalation in fighting between government forces in Kiev and pro-Russian separatists, stated Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz, who

World » Ukraine | February 4, 2017, Saturday // 10:11 | Viewed: 1712

Mass Protests Against Romanian Govt Decree Continue

The Democratic Union of Hungarians in Romania (UDMR) has opposed the amendment to the Penal Code via emergency government decrees, reported Dnevnik daily.

World » Southeast Europe | February 4, 2017, Saturday // 10:04 | Viewed: 1619

Bulgaria's President Radev Meets Merkel

President Rumen Radev participated on Friday in an informal meeting of the European Council held in Malta.

World » EU | February 3, 2017, Friday // 17:17 | Viewed: 1943

Slovenia's PM: There Is New Migrant Route

Slovenia’s Prime Minister Miro Cerar has warned that there is a new route for illegal migrants who want to reach Europe.

World » EU | February 3, 2017, Friday // 17:02 | Viewed: 1865

French Foreign Minister: Attack at The Louvre Is Terrorist Act

The attack at the Louvre is a terrorist act, stated French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault.

World » EU | February 3, 2017, Friday // 13:18 | Viewed: 1497

Attack at The Louvre, Area Cut Off

A French soldier has opened fire against a man who tried to get into the Louvre with a briefcase and armed with a knife, reported Reuters, citing a police source.

World » EU | February 3, 2017, Friday // 11:33 | Viewed: 1489

Russia 'Seeks to Destabilize Bulgaria, Other European Countries'

Russia aims to destabilize Bulgaria among other EU and European countries, British Defense Secretary Michael Fallon says.

World » Russia | February 3, 2017, Friday // 10:59 | Viewed: 2672

Romania’s PM Refuses To Withdraw Decree On Corruption

Romania’s Prime Minister Sorin Grindeanu has announced that his government will continue with its proposals for decriminalising several corruption practices in spite of large-scale protests in the country – the largest in recent history.

World » Southeast Europe | February 2, 2017, Thursday // 20:37 | Viewed: 1492

EC “Silently Postpones” Anti-Corruption Report on Romania

The European Commission declined on Thursday to comment on claims that it has “silently postponed” a regular anti-corruption report against the background of large-scale protests against the amendments to the Penal Code in Romania, reported the online edi

World » EU | February 2, 2017, Thursday // 20:02 | Viewed: 1513

EU Abolishes Visas for Georgian Citizens

The European Parliament has approved the abolition of the visa regime for Georgian citizens.

World » EU | February 2, 2017, Thursday // 16:45 | Viewed: 1439

EC To Send Urgently 30 Border Police To Secure Greece-Macedonia Border

The European Union will send urgently 30 border police officers to Greece’s northern border, reported the online edition of Spiegel, cited by BGNES.

World » Southeast Europe | February 2, 2017, Thursday // 15:24 | Viewed: 1971

Romania's President Refers Criminal Law Change to Top Court

Romanian President Klaus Iohannis has taken the country's decision to partly decriminalize abuse of office cases to the Constitutional Court.

World » Southeast Europe | February 2, 2017, Thursday // 13:38 | Viewed: 1325

EU Parliament 'Calls on Albania to Recognize Bulgarian Minority'

The European Parliament is calling for the first time on Albania to recognize the Bulgarian community living in the country as a minority, EPP/GERB MEP Andrey Kovatchev has said.

World » Southeast Europe | February 2, 2017, Thursday // 12:35 | Viewed: 2185

Russia Introduces Border Controls with Belarus

Russian authorities have introduced border checks with Belarus days after Minsk's decision to scrap short-term visas for nationals of 80 states.

World » Russia | February 2, 2017, Thursday // 12:06 | Viewed: 1685

Poroshenko Will Call NATO Membership Referendum in Ukraine

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has told a German newspaper he considers calling a referendum on whether his country should join NATO.

World » Ukraine | February 2, 2017, Thursday // 11:34 | Viewed: 2138

Romania Protests: Trade Minister Resigns, Rejecting Govt Stance

Florin Jianu has submitted his resignation as Romania's Justice Minister, following massive protests against controversial criminal law changes by the government.

World » Southeast Europe | February 2, 2017, Thursday // 10:23 | Viewed: 1287

Violence Mars Romania's Protests over Controversial Law Changes

Romania's gendarmerie cleared the main square in Bucharest on Wednesday evening after continuing protests against changes to criminal law.

World » Southeast Europe | February 2, 2017, Thursday // 07:46 | Viewed: 1526
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